• A Delhi court directed the National Investigative Agency to produce Pakistani American David Coleman Headley involved in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack by the 13th of next month. The court also asked the Agency - NIA - to produce his accomplice Tahawwur Rana, LeT founder Hafiz Saeed and mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi accused of carrying out several terror attacks in India.
  • The court issued non-bailable warrants against Pakistan Army officials Major Iqbal and Major Sameer Ali, Al-Qaeda operative Illyas Kashmiri, Headley's handler Sajid Malik and former Pakistani Army officer Abdul Rehman Hashmi.
  • District Judge H S Sharma took cognizance of the charge sheet filed by NIA against all the nine accused for their alleged roles in various terror acts.
  • The NIA has urged the court to issue a letter rogatory to Morocco for further investigation of the role of Headley's second wife, Faiza Outalha, in the 26/11 attacks and ascertain her whereabouts. According to the NIA, Outalha hails from Morocco and she had made visits to India in April, 2007 and June, July and August, 2008.
  • The NIA, in its charge sheet filed on December 24, had accused 51-year-old Headley, Rana, Saeed and six others for planning and executing terror strikes in India, including the 26/11 Mumbai attack.
  • Headley and Rana are at present in the custody of the US authorities and the NIA has only got a limited access to Headley who had entered into plea bargain with US authorities to escape harsh sentence.